David Swensen, the longtime investing chief at Yale University, got $4.7 million in compensation in 2017, making him the highest paid at the Ivy League school.
Swensen received a base salary of $843,954 and a performance bonus of $2.9 million as well as retirement and other deferred compensation of $290,080, according to a tax filing released Thursday. His pay was almost unchanged from the year prior.
Dean Takahashi, the university’s senior director of investments, was second, earning $3.5 million. Peter Salovey, Yale’s president, got $1.7 million.
Yale has the third-largest college endowment in the U.S. at $29.4 billion, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
A spokesman for Yale declined to comment on the filing.